Allan R. Francis,75, of Riverview, New Brunswick passed away peacefully at the Moncton Hospital on Sunday, March 12, 2023, with his family by his side. Son of the late Glenn O. and Alice (Boomer) Francis, much of Al’s career was spent as owner of a Co-operators Insurance franchise.
Al enjoyed life and the pleasures it brought to him and his wife Sherry. He had a lifelong passion for music and for many years performed solo or with bands at various venues. Also dear to Allan were art, sailing, travelling, and motorcycling with Sherry.
He will be fondly remembered by his son, Jesse Francis, and daughter-in-law Moira McGuire of Wellington, PE, grandchildren Rory, Lucy, and Mary-Etta, as well as by his brother Ted and by nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In addition to his parents, Allan was predeceased by his wife of 40 years, Sherry (Roberts) Francis, and by his sister Brenda.
Honouring Al's wishes, cremation has taken place and a service to celebrate his life will be held at Riverview Funeral Home, 214 Pine Glen Rd. Riverview on Saturday, MaY 27, 2023 AT 10:30am with Rev. William Sheppard officiating.
Reception will follow imediately after the funeral service.
Interment will be in Wesleyan Union Cemetery, Upper Coverdale, Saturday, May 27, 2023 at 12:15pm.
If desired, in Al's memory, donations to your local favorite charity would be appreciated.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Riverview Funeral Home 214 Pine Glen Rd. Riverview, NB (506) 857-9544 Online condolences can be made at www.tuttlefuneralhome.ca
Saturday, May 27, 2023
Riverview Funeral Home, 214 Pine Glen Rd. Riverview with reception to follow
May 27, 2023
Wesleyan Union Cemetery, Upper Coverdale, NB,
Donations to your local favorite charity would be appreciated.